Tag: Food

NEWS

UN Sees Food Prices Fall

According to press reports, the UN’s Food Prices Index has fallen for the fifth straight month, a sign that one of the main pressures pushing up the cost of living around the world could ease. The index fell to 138 in August and is now lower than it was before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  The countries were both major exporters […]

NEWS

Turkey’s Erdogan To Meet Putin in Russia: What To Expect

The Sochi summit comes after Ankara helped broker a grain deal that has eased global food crisis fears. Istanbul, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart on Friday in Sochi, after brokering a grain shipment deal between Moscow and Kyiv and as a new Turkish military intervention in Syria remains a possibility. The summit with […]

HEALTH/FOOD

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

In psychology, a mood is an affective state. In contrast to emotions or feelings, moods are less specific, less intense, and less likely to be provoked or instantiated by a particular stimulus or event. Moods are typically described as having either a positive or negative valence. In other words, people usually talk about being in a good mood or a […]

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Guyana And Barbados Launch “Food Terminal” For The Region

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The food import bill in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states, may be reduced by up to 25 percent in 2025 due to the establishment of the Guyana/Barbados food terminal in Barbados. This is according to the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley who was speaking during a joint press conference on Friday with the Prime minister of […]

NEWS

Putin Says Russia ‘Ready’ To Allow Ukraine Grain Exports

Kyiv has been unable to export grain supplies due to Russia’s invasion, which has sent global food prices soaring. Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the leaders of France and Germany that Moscow was “ready” to look for ways to ship grain stuck in Ukrainian ports but demanded the West first lift sanctions amid an escalating global food crisis. In […]

HEALTH/FOOD

12 Jamaican Dishes You Would Want To Try

Jamaican food will make you feel brand new  The different dishes will inspire you Taste and see that this is all true Welcome to the scene; try the cuisine  The authentic, traditional Jamaican food is no ordinary cuisine, and one has to experience the taste to see what one is missing in the food department. And for all the foodies, […]

HEALTH/FOOD

10 Food You Would Bound To Find On Bob Marley’s Menu

Jamaica’s musical icon and legend Bob Marley was a Rastafarian and therefore was as “ital” as one could get in the food department – he was not a vegan but ate no pork and stayed far from salt — no salt (ital)! He liked to eat fish, vegetables, grains, fruit juices, nut shakes, irish moss blends, and various porridges, among […]

Health

Is Poison In Your Kitchen?

The kitchen ought to be one the most hallowed places in any house setup. It is the place where “meat for the belly and the belly for meat” rings true. However, it’s a place where danger could easily lurk and poses a threat to one’s well-being if not careful. Here are five food items that one would do well to […]

HEALTH/FOOD

Salt-Free Cooking, Anyone?

Have you ever tried eating food without salt, yuck! Hold on, do not dismiss the thought so quickly. Keep in mind that too much salt might raise your chances of things like: Enlarged heart muscle Headaches Heart failure High blood pressure Kidney stones Stroke Stomach cancer That said, you can explore the world of cooking with salt substitutes and your […]

Jamaica

Jamaica — 2.3 Percent Inflation In September

According to JIS News, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) reports that the inflation rate for September 2021 was 2.3 percent. Director-General, Carol Coy, said that the out-turn was largely due to a 3.0 percent increase in food and non-alcoholic beverages, the heaviest weighted division in the consumer price index (CPI). “This is the largest increase recorded for this division […]